Friday, January 1, 1971

Henri Jacob (b.1753-d.1824)

Henri Jacob
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Henri Jacob (1753-1824) was born in Cheny, a small village in Burgundy near Sens, like his first cousin Georges Jacob. He was named master on September 29, 1779, and lived on the rue de Bourbon. About 1791, he transferred his workshop to 10 or 20 rue de l’Echiquier. In 1799, he opened a shop at 108 rue Neuve-Saint-Etienne, at the corner of the the boulevard de Bonne Nouvelle. Starting in 1786, he worked for the French court, the court of Russia, etc. He retired in 1806. 
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Bill Pallot Le Mobilier du Musée du Louvre Tome II Editions Faton, 1993